Quarterback Daunte Culpepper was cleared Tuesday of misdemeanor charges stemming from a boat-party sex scandal.
Eric Moulds agreed to a contract with Houston and said the Texans have worked out a trade to acquire him from the Buffalo Bills.
West Virginia forward Mike Gansey was selected to the Collegehoops.net All-American third team. The Mountaineers' Kevin Pittsnogle and Pitt's Carl Krauser received honorable mention.
Eastern Washington will play West Virginia on Sept. 9 at Milan Puskar Stadium after Buffalo backed out of its commitment. Eastern Washington, the defending Big Sky (I-AA) Conference champions, will receive a guarantee of $450,000 to replace Buffalo. West Virginia also will be compensated for damages by Buffalo, according to Mountaineers athletic director Ed Pastilong.
Jeff Simmons, a regular for four seasons in the Indy Pro Series, will replace driver Paul Dana on Bobby Rahal's team starting April 22 in Japan. Dana was killed during a pre-race warmup late last month.
Off the field
Two days before right-hander Kris Benson was scheduled to make his Orioles debut, his outspoken wife, Anna, withdrew her petition for divorce. Anna Benson, an actress and model who has posed topless, filed for divorce from the former Pirates pitcher in Atlanta on March 31.